The new Royal Navy ship Ark Royal arrives to be commissioned in Portsmouth Naval Base 1985.
The new Royal Navy ship Ark Royal arrives to be commissioned in Portsmouth Naval Base 1985.

26 photos to take you back to Portsmouth in 1985

1985 was the year Live Aid united the world, Eastenders first made its way onto the BBC and the wreck of the Titanic was discovered.

By Deborah Croker
Saturday, 23rd May 2020, 5:23 pm
Updated Saturday, 23rd May 2020, 5:24 pm

It was also an eventful year in Portsmouth as the Ark Royal was commissioned.

We have already had a look at what the city was like in 1980 and 1990, and today we focus on 1985.

What are your memories of Portsmouth in 1985?

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